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Take Part in Vail’s Community Survey and Share Ideas on COVID-19 Response

  • 29 March 2020
Take Part in Vail’s Community Survey and Share Ideas on COVID-19 Response

There’s still time to take part in the Town of Vail community survey which will help the town gather critical information in its response to the COVID-19 virus, among other topics. New questions have been added to learn what the town can do to support the community during the COVID-19 public health crisis. The survey also includes questions used to evaluate municipal service levels and to identify community priorities. Residents, property owners, business owners, employees and others impacted by the town are encouraged to participate. The survey is available in two formats: online at www.vailcommunitysurvey.org/open or in a paper format that can be mailed upon request by calling 970-479-2115 or emailing info@vailgov.com. However, if you received a postcard invitation to take part, please use the login address and passcode on the card to help ensure the survey is statistically valid. 

A Message to Our Community

  • 26 March 2020
A Message to Our Community

A message of hope and resiliency from the Vail Town Council during these unprecedented times. 

Online COVID-19 Resource Directory Assists with Community Questions and Announcements

  • 26 March 2020
Online COVID-19 Resource Directory Assists with Community Questions and Announcements

The Town of Vail has added an online COVID-19 resource directory to its vailgov.com website to assist with community questions on Public Health Orders, local resources and other information. With the health, safety and well-being of the community the number-one priority of the town, information provided on www.vailgov.com/COVID-19 is intended to be a clearinghouse of resources to help community members access the latest information available. To access official updates from Eagle County Public Health & Environment, please continue to use www.ECEmergency.org. In addition, follow One Valley Voice on Facebook for timely, bilingual updates from Eagle County.  

Vail Announces Operational Adjustments to Comply with Public Health Order

  • 25 March 2020
Vail Announces Operational Adjustments to Comply with Public Health Order

The Town of Vail and Vail Resorts have taken immediate measures to implement the Standing Public Health Order Related to Events, Bars and Restaurants issued by Eagle County Department of Health & Environment and recommendations from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus in our community. We have adjusted our protocols to emphasize social distancing practices in our day-to-day municipal operations and have canceled public gatherings according to the standing order. We ask that you conduct business with the Town of Vail via phone and/or online services. Operational changes include a suspension of all Vail Transit routes, closure of the Vail Public Library and other public buildings. This information will be updated as new announcements are made.  

An Important Update from the Mayor

  • 20 March 2020
An Important Update from the Mayor

UPDATE: Mayor Chapin is almost fully recovered and would like to thank everyone for reaching out to him with your heartfelt words of encouragement and support. He asks that you join him in turning your attention toward helping our community members who are most in need.  He says we face many challenges going forward, but he is confident that our community will persevere. “I have full confidence that our fellow councilors and management team at the Town of Vail will lead the way for our citizens to conquer this crisis as one united group. Now, let’s get to work!” – Mayor Dave Chapin In his interest to convey the urgent need to heed the warnings from trusted public health officials, Vail Mayor Dave Chapin has announced that he has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus and is in isolation. Read more here.

Town of Vail Community Survey Underway to Identify Municipal Service Ratings, Community Priorities

  • 20 March 2020
Town of Vail Community Survey Underway to Identify Municipal Service Ratings, Community Priorities

The Town of Vail is inviting all residents, property owners, business owners and employees to take part in its biennial community survey which is taking place in two formats, web and mail-back. The survey was last conducted in 2018 and is used to evaluate municipal service levels and to identify community priorities.

Vail Public Library Closed Until Further Notice

  • 15 March 2020

Vail Public Library is closed effective Sunday, March 15 until further notice in light of the COVID-19 situation. Please consult the library website for additional details as the situation evolves - www.vaillibrary.com.

UPDATE: Online State of the Town Address Available for Viewing following Modifications to March 10 Annual Community Meeting

  • 12 March 2020
UPDATE: Online State of the Town Address Available for Viewing following Modifications to March 10 Annual Community Meeting

UPDATE: Here is the link to the March 10 State of the Town address featuring overviews by Vail Mayor Dave Chapin and Vail Town Manager Scott Robson as well as a tribute to Vail Trailblazer Award recipient Josef Staufer by Council Member Brian Stockmar: https://www.highfivemedia.org/show/community-meeting-2020

Annual Vail Community Meeting on March 10 Celebrates Trailblazer Award Recipient and Looks to the Future with State of the Town Update

  • 10 March 2020
Annual Vail Community Meeting on March 10 Celebrates Trailblazer Award Recipient and Looks to the Future with State of the Town Update

Vail’s Annual Community Meeting takes place from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 10 at Donovan Pavilion and will be headlined by a celebration recognizing longtime community advocate Josef Staufer as the recipient of the annual Trailblazer Award as well as a look back on accomplishments from 2019 and new initiatives taking place in 2020.

Vail Public Library to Host LED Bulb Swap the Entire Month of February

  • 21 February 2020
Vail Public Library to Host LED Bulb Swap the Entire Month of February

Looking for a free and easy way to take climate action? The Town of Vail has partnered with the Climate Action Collaborative to host an LED bulb swap at the Vail Public Library the entire month of February. All Eagle County residents are invited to save money and cut climate pollution by exchanging two inefficient old-tech lightbulbs for two high-efficiency LEDs.

Vail Town Offices Closing Early Due to Storm

  • 7 February 2020
Vail Town Offices Closing Early Due to Storm

Due to road conditions and increasing safety issues, the Town of Vail will be closing its non-essential offices at 3 p.m. today, Feb. 7. The Vail Public Library will remain open today until 6 p.m.

2019 Year in Review

  • 26 December 2019
2019 Year in Review
Collaboration and partnerships across the county contributed to an eventful year for the Town of Vail in 2019. Enjoy a recap in this Year in Review.

Celebrate the Holiday Season with Vail Holidays Events Dec. 11-31

  • 16 December 2019
Celebrate the Holiday Season with Vail Holidays Events Dec. 11-31
Vail Holidays creates a festive and magical holiday season in an iconic setting, and offers a plethora of events from Dec. 11-31, including the Holiday Tree Lighting on Dec. 15. Vail’s beautiful mountain village with twinkling lights and crisp mountain air is the backdrop for many festive events that will spark the holiday spirit for visitors and locals alike. All events are free unless otherwise noted. Vail Holidays is a collection of classic seasonal events that the whole family can enjoy together.  

Civic Area Plan to be Adopted at Nov. 5 Town Council Meeting

  • 3 November 2019
Civic Area Plan to be Adopted at Nov. 5 Town Council Meeting
The Vail Town Council will review a resolution adopting the Civic Area Plan during its regular meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 5. Resolution No. 41 is listed as 6.1 on the meeting agenda which begins at 6 p.m. in the Vail Town Council Chambers with opportunities for public comment. The item had been previously scheduled for review at the Oct. 15 Town Council meeting but was continued following a review by the Planning and Environmental Commission that called for minor modifications to the plan which have since been incorporated into the master plan document. On Oct. 28, the PEC voted unanimously to forward a recommendation of approval to the Town Council. 

Vail Public Library Closed Thursday, Oct. 24

  • 20 October 2019
Vail Public Library will be closed all day on Thursday, Oct. 24 due to a staff development day. The building will be open and public restrooms will be available. Our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause library patrons.
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